If you are a fan of gritty and edge-of-the-seat thrillers, then South Indian thriller films will serve your right. Take a look at 8 must-watch South thiller films on Netflix. 

First in the list is, Prithiviraj Sukumaran’s Malayalam film ‘Jana Gana Mana’. The story is based on the brutal murder of a college professor which causes massive unrest among the students. 

Jana Gana Mana

The Malayalam coming-of-age thriller stars Nivin Pauly in the lead. It follows a young man from a village in North Kerala who rises against political oppression and fights for his fellow villagers’ rights.


This film is a mind-twisting revenge-thriller. It revolves around a pregnant woman who gets abducted by three men. As the story proceeds, you will find several layers being unfolded which leaves you boggled.


A lawyer stands up for a young pub employee who was framed for a murder of a cab driver and was jailed for eight years. Thimmarusu is a Telugu-language crime thriller which was released in 2021.


Shot completely during the lockdown, ‘Irul’ stars Fahadh Faasil in the lead. The 2021 Malayalam psychological thriller is a classic whodunit and revolves around the mystery of a couple who find shelter in mansion, on a rainy night.


This 2017 film was praised for its unique storyline and climax. Starring Antony Varghese in the lead, ‘Angamlay Diaries’ features 86 debutants. It is based on the story of a young man who gets involved in the world of crime.

Angamaly Diaries

This Telugu mystery-thriller is surely a pick. It tells the story of a visually impaired chef who embarks on a mission to find his missing girlfriend. During the quest, he stumbles upon several shocking revelations about her past. 


So, which South Indian thriller film are you going to watch today?

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